Unfinished Wood Dresser Set Makeover

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This set of unfinished wood dressers got a classy makeover using new hardware, gel stain, chalk paint, and wax. As part of the Fabulous Furniture Flipping' Contest, I was able to choose up to $50 worth of hardware from D. Lawless Hardware, so I picked mercury glass knobs.
The dressers are going in my teenage daughter's room, and she loves the vintage and chic look. The combination of all of the products I used on this dresser makeover made them perfect.
Before- basic unfinished wood dressers. We kept them this way for years before I actually made them over.
After- the beautiful java tops, pure white sides, and mercury glass knobs look gorgeous on this pair.
For the top, I used two coats of General Finished java gel stain.
I added Duck Egg blue Annie Sloan chalk paint on the sides of the drawers for a little color surprise.
The entire piece (besides the stained top) received a coat of Daddy Van's wax.
Here's a close up of the pretty mercury glass hardware from D. Lawless Hardware.
The contest theme this month is "Class It Up"
This makeover was time consuming but not overly difficult. Quality products make a world of difference when doing a furniture makeover.
You can see all the details on my blog.

Suggested materials:

  • Drawer knobs   (D. Lawless Hardware)
  • Chalk paint   (Annie Sloan)
  • Java gel stain   (General Finishes)
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